Jose Di Geronimo - Class of 2018
Undergraduate school/major: University of Florida / B.S. and M.S. Mechanical Engineering
Previous Industry: Aerospace
Career plans: Currently I'm trying to get an internship (and later full-time job) that would help me develop high-level strategy skills that could later be transferred to corporate.
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I am one of the many career switchers at Booth; my background is in engineering and I am looking for a job that will help me develop high-level strategy skills. The flexibility of the curriculum at Booth was key for me because I can tailor my education to my needs. It was always a priority for me to have a balance between cases and lectures, and Booth is the school that offered me the most flexibility to do this.
Activities: Booth Soccer, Booth Technology Group, Corporate Management & Strategy Group, Hispanic American Business Students Association, Investment Banking Group, LATAM Group, and Management Consulting
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Challenging, collaborative, and stimulating
Ask me about...: Living in Chicago, application process, aerospace, changing careers, Seattle, Consortium, or anything else you want!
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Chicago, and Caracas, Venezuela
Andreina Chacin - Class of 2019
Undergraduate school/major: New York University / Finance and International Business
Previous Industry: Finance - Impact Investing and Private Banking
Career plans: Business Development and General Management
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Its flexible curriculum, its pay it forward culture and the opportunity to be among some of the smartest and most humble students and faculty
Activities: Active member of the Booth Technology Group, Innovation and Design Club, Marketing Group, Wine Club and the Latam Business Group
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Transformative, intense, collaborative
Ask me about...: Booth as an international student, life in Chicago, banking and impact investing, career switches
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Chicago and Miami